My son’s birthday party this year was a superhero party. Please look back at my party reveal post to see the overall look of the party. Today I want to break it down a bit to give you superhero party food ideas. I will provide links or tutorials to recipes and ideas when appropriate. I hope those ideas inspire you as you create your own Superman, Spiderman, Batman or general Superhero themed party.
As you can see, I broke the table into thirds to represent each of the characters.
I wanted to create food to go with each section of my superhero themed party table. The first 1/3 of the table was Spiderman.
Please look back at the tutorial to see how we made these simple, simple lollipop spiders.
The Spiderman cups I ordered from Party City. These became a party favor the kids could take home. Party City also has disposable Spiderman paper cups. I used puffy paints to draw on a spiderweb on a glass pitcher. You can print out a template to tape to the inside and trace the spiderweb. I decided to just freehand it. To create a spider web, do the crisscross pizza slice first and then connect with u-shaped strands starting on the inside and heading toward the outside. I used a template to create a spider in the middle, but I think you could leave that out. I filled the pitcher with red Kool-Aid to complete the look. The drinks and spider lollipops filled up my spiderman section.
The next section of the table was the Batman section. This housed the cake, which I will provide a tutorial for soon.
Another food item I made was these cute Oreo bats. Please visit the tutorial for these Bat Oreos, taking special note of the adjustment I would make to improve these treats.
The other good item I made for this section were peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I was going to originally get a Batman cookie cutter and make them into Batman shaped sandwiches. However, I need to warn you that the only ones I found were shipped straight from China and would take a few weeks for delivery. I was not on the ball enough to order that in time. I wanted to do something unique. I had the batman toothpicks and superhero lighting bolts and “boom” words in candy that my sister had found in the dollar section of Target. I decided to make peanut butter and jelly sandwich circle stackers and oval shaped sandwiches. I kept all of the crust and un-used bread to be able to make breadcrumbs to freeze for future use.
The final section to complete was the Superman section.
These Jello cups were a hit. I bought theseminiature serving cubes at Party City. Although they are disposable, I have used them at previous party for “dessert shooters,” and I just wash and re-use. The Jello recipe I found at Zitzman Fam blog. It worked perfectly. Make sure you give yourself enough time to let each layer set properly. I did these a few days in advance.
These Superman skewers my sister also found in the dollar section at Target. I layered up pineapple, blueberries and raspberries. Although I love the look of the all sweet party tables, I want to try and think of some healthier options a well.
The final component was the “Pop”corn. My husband created the fabulous graphic for this look. I have another post coming that will provide that printable for you. I cut those out and stuck them on the popcorn containers I found at Party City. I used double stick tape. I then filled the container with popcorn. I used microwave popcorn so I could make this easy and fast right before the party. It also has a more yellow color than the air pop, which I prefer to make most of the time.
There you have my collection of ideas to make your own superhero party “pop” with fabulously fun food.